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Old 08-22-2019, 08:26 AM
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The difference appears to be that presently the votes of so-called "faithless electors" can be discarded and not counted. From my quote: "It hasn't been much of an issue in American political history because when an elector refuses to follow the results of a state's popular vote, the state simply throws the ballot away. But Tuesday's ruling says states cannot do that."

The reason I expect objections from the WH (and likely from Uncle Mitch) is that anything that diminishes or appears to diminish control over electors is sumpin' the Pubbies aren't gonna like. Mitch like everyone on a short leash. With a choke collar.
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